Town of Fairview Park Minutes
of the October 11th, 2022 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday October 11th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The Pledge to the Flag was recited. Roll call was taken with council members Jim Hall, Larry Natalie, Tonya Cox, Larry Wilson and Jim Moore all present, Attorney Henry Antonini was absent, Attorney Scott Skillman filled in for him. A motion was made by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Moore to accept the minutes of the September meeting and financial report. The motion carried by voice vote.
Angie Riggen was running a little late for the meeting, so her update was postponed till her arrival.
Tonya ask about any updates on the various properties in town, Mike Ray spoke briefly about them, he said most of the properties are being cleaned up, there is still a wait on the Lincoln St. property and in the 100 block of Jackson St. there are a couple of properties that needed mowed and those will be taken care of shortly. Jim Moore mentioned the property just off of St. Rd 63 the owner was originally going to build on that location but instead moved to Ninth St. now the property is getting built up with weeds and debris, Jim said he would contact the owner about this.
Jim Moore asked Larry about the electric speed limit signs, Larry said he didn’t have any updates as of yet.
Since Angie still had not made it to the meeting the clerk/treasurer gave a quick update on the pickle ball courts, a donation from Advantage Eye Care/Dr. Rutan OD. was received in the amount of $250.00 and an invoice from Preferred Construction was submitted for payment in the amount of $20,000.00 and this was for the milling and installation of #11 asphalt for the courts.
Ordinance 2022-5 Adopting the 2023 Budget was read in full and again by title only, Tonya Cox made the motion to allow the 2023 budget, Jim Moore seconded the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
The November meeting was discussed, it was decided to hold the November meeting on November 9th at 7:00pm in the town hall, this is due to the election on November 8th, Tonya Cox made the motion for the meeting date with Larry Wilson seconding the motion, motion carried by voice vote.
Trick or Treat hours was set for the town on Monday October 31st from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
Angie Riggen was able to make it to the meeting and Larry asked her about the company who did the work on the courts if they were the same group who is going to do the marking and install the nets for the courts, she said yes they were she also said she is still actively seeking donations and grants to get the project finished and they are looking to have it done in the spring of 2023, Angie also had another donation for the project from Happy Tooth in the amount of $500.00.
Leonard Akers mentioned a problem in the town with coyotes, that they have been spotted in several different locations is the town, he suggested that maybe they could be trapped, Larry asked Mike Ray to check with the DNR on the best way for the town to handle this problem, Mike said he would get ahold of the DNR about this matter.
A motion was made by Jim Hall and seconded by Tonya Cox to pay the towns claims in the amount of $33,534.96, the water department claims in the amount of $15,690.20, the wastewater claims in the amount of $36,482.70, and storm water in the amount of $2,346.34 The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:25pm with a motion by Tonya Cox and seconded by Jim Moore, the motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Milisa Carty, Clerk/Treasurer
October 11th, 2022